n Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie - Die gebruik van 'n weefselkultuurlyn vir die bepaling van estrogeen-aktiewe stowwe in munisipale water van Potchefstroom in die Noordwes provinsie : referaatopsomming

Volume 32, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0254-3486
  • E-ISSN: 2222-4173



Substances called hormone disruptors are released in fresh water systems by industrial and agricultural run-off as well as unprocessed sewage. These substances influence the reproductive, immune and nervous systems of humans, as well as the thyroid function. The present study focuses on the incidence of estrogen-active substances in the aquatic environment and the ability of sewage works to purify water from these substances.

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